Andy Brovey


About Andy Brovey

Dr. Andy Brovey, The Portable Prof, teaches about digital tools through his work, websites and social media. In 2007, Apple Inc. recognized his work and named him an Apple Distinguished Educator. He started this iPad Academy website shortly after the first iPad went on sale. His latest venture is Teach About Tech, a resource marketplace for STEM / STEAM materials.


In the last post, you got a brief history of the early models of the iPad. Here are two more ways to view the history of the iPad.  The first is a timeline of all the iPad models. I also […]

iPad Timeline, Generations & Models



I’ll soon be launching a course on reviving and renewing old iPads. This course will show you how to make the most of that old iPad. Let’s show them a little respect and call them legacy iPads. After all, they […]

A Brief History of iPad Models One to Four


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Apple offers a number of free and low-cost resources for supporting learning at home on the iPad. Learn and Study From Home is a recommended collection of 20 popular apps for iPad, including many that classroom teachers use with students. […]

Apple Resources for Supporting Learning at Home




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Here are three Apple sites with links to manuals and guides for your iPad. User manuals, product information guides and guides to Apple iOS. Comprehensive articles on getting started and using your iPad and included apps. Using your iPad for […]

Free Manuals & Guides for Your iPad